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Posted by Karen Haslam 30 July 2014

Thinking robots: The philosophy of artificial intelligence and evolving technology

From Siri in the iPhone, to the Nest thermostat that learns the temperatures that suit you, the computers are starting to think for themselves.

Posted by Jim Martin 29 July 2014

Long live the internet fridge: the Internet of Things is coming

The much derided Internet Fridge may well become a household item now that the Internet of Things is now, well, a thing.

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Posted by Matt Egan 28 July 2014

Introducing generation tech

Kids today, eh? They can watch whatever they want whenever they want, and they've never known life without always-on, connected, touchscreen devices. But where will that lead?

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Posted by Chris Martin 24 July 2014

Why the BBC iPlayer outage was caused by a DDoS attack: Topsy and Tim isn't *that* popular

The BBC has explained the iPlayer outage suffered at the weekend but we still think it was a DDoS attack.

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Posted by Andrew Harrison 23 July 2014

Why you shouldn't trust password managers

Password manager tools have been shown to be full of security holes, so is there any way to keep your logins secure?

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Posted by Matt Egan 22 July 2014

Welcome to the upgrade cycle - you'll never leave

You are manipulated into upgrading products when you have no need to do so. And you love it.

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Posted by Chris Martin 21 July 2014

Microsoft's all or nothing bet on Windows Phone is the best way forward

Focussing on high- and low-end Windows Phone handsets gives Microsoft the best chance in mobile market battle with Apple and Google.

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Posted by Martyn Casserly 20 July 2014

Humans’ reign on Earth is over: a computer has passed the Turing test

The Turing test has long been established as a definitive measure for when a computer intelligence could fool a person into thinking it was human. Now that's no use, we explore what comes next in a world where artificial intelligence has the charm and sophistication of a young, teenage boy.

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Posted by Matt Egan 17 July 2014

Activity trackers, your regular tech Trojan horse

Smartwatches are coming. Don't take my word for it - look at your neighbour's wrist.

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Posted by Chris Martin 16 July 2014

Why the Apple-IBM partnership will end BlackBerry once and for all

Apple today announced a partnership with IBM to 'transform enterprise mobility' which will finish off what's left of BlackBerry.

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